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Bodegas El Coto Tempranillo Blend Rioja Rosado 2005

Winemaker's Notes:

Auge: intensives Kirschrot; Nase: sehr aromatisch, fruchtig kombiniert mit Tost und Vanillenoten des neuen amerikanischen Eichenholzes; Gaumen: hohe Fruchtkonzentration, gut ausgewogen, komplex, angenehm mit milden Tanninen und einem lang anhaltenden Abgang

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Bodegas El Coto:
It is located in Oyón (Álava), with a total surface of 110.000 m2, more than 50.000 of which are occupied by buildings. Our vineyards are located in Cenicero (Rioja Alta), close to the Najerilla river (a tributary to the Ebro river), facing Northwest and with a, predominantly, ferric-clayey soil. The rest of the grapes come from selected winegrowers in Rioja Alavesa. All the grapes are f... Read more
It is located in Oyón (Álava), with a total surface of 110.000 m2, more than 50.000 of which are occupied by buildings. Our vineyards are located in Cenicero (Rioja Alta), close to the Najerilla river (a tributary to the Ebro river), facing Northwest and with a, predominantly, ferric-clayey soil. The rest of the grapes come from selected winegrowers in Rioja Alavesa. All the grapes are fermented in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks. We currently elaborate 23 millions of kg of grapes approximately. Read less

Member Reviews for Bodegas El Coto Tempranillo Blend Rioja Rosado

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Snooth User: solomania9
63312,955
4.00 5
07/19/2009

Above all an amazing value at less than $10 a bottle. Spicy cherry nose. About 70% spicy with perfectly balanced brilliant cherries and obese powerful tannins.


Snooth User: solomania9
63312,955
2.50 5
09/09/2009

Bright fruity blackberries and black cherries on the nose. Gritty sour currants on the palate. Finish is meh.


Snooth User: atonalprime
1577901,412
4.00 5
06/12/2010

Decanted around 3 hours, changed from a flat murky wine into a smooth and concentrated, yet clean flavor. Nice oak and coffee nose with notes of tobacco and cherry. Cream and vanilla on the palette with strong notes of ripe cherry. Really long finish that is very pleasant, predominantly cherry with notes of cola, vanilla and cocoa. Great value, even though I paid closer to $12 for this bottle.


Snooth User: Joshua Nolan
85671624
3.50 5
06/09/2011

This is a standard issue at a tapas bar I frequent. A bold and healthy bodied wine. Simple and great with food as it doesn't compete.


Snooth User: joybright
31960010
4.50 5
12/11/2009

wonderful, full-bodied, fruity red... great every day wine.

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Snooth User: mummi50
6492875
0.50 5
03/21/2012

This one really surprised me. Got it from a friend that was coming in from Spain


Snooth User: HugeGrapes
3566294
3.50 5
01/18/2010

A bit tight and a lot of oak on the nose upon opening but after decanting for 30 mins really showed nicely. Great red fruit up front of cherry and raspberry and a nice long mineral finish that got better over time. By far one of the best $10 bottles of wine in memory and a great example of a tempranillo.


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External Reviews for Bodegas El Coto Tempranillo Blend Rioja Rosado

External Review
11/25/2009

ST: 88 Points WE: 87 Points WS: 86 Points


External Review
04/21/2010

Bukett: rote Frucht und Nuancen der neuen amerikanischen Eiche, Vanille; Geschmack: gut ausgewogen, geschmeidig mit einem lang anhaltenden Abgang


External Review
05/19/2011

An oaky, modern-style wine with a staunch mocha and vanilla influence, but the fruit is ripe and rich enough to handle it. Spicy and grainy on the nose, with vanilla and resin seeping through. The palate remains woody but is full of berry flavors, while the omnipresent barrel influence carries onto the rich, ripe finish.


External Review
05/19/2011

A silky red, light but graceful, with focused cherry, spice and vanilla flavors. In the traditional style, but fresh and clean. Drink now through 2007.


External Review
05/19/2011

Ruby red in color, with light strawberry flavors covered in toasty oak and vanilla. Very soft in the mouth, this crianza is round and smooth. This style of wine shows how beneficial oak aging can be for the Tempranillo grape.


External Review
05/19/2011

Light and rosy in color, with spicy, peppery aromas blending with hints of raspberry and rhubarb, Very much in the leaner, spicier mold; the palate is slight and the finish dry and peppery.


External Review
05/19/2011

100% Tempranillo; shows dark red with rich strawberry and raspberry notes finishing with a vanillin softness. A perfect partner to roasted meats and stews.


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Auge: intensives Kirschrot; Nase: sehr aromatisch, fruchtig kombiniert mit Tost und Vanillenoten des neuen amerikanischen Eichenholzes; Gaumen: hohe Fruchtkonzentration, gut ausgewogen, komplex, angenehm mit milden Tanninen und einem lang anhaltenden Abgang

Wine Specs:

Sugar: 4.00 g/l grams per liter

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